4 Reasons to Visit Brisbane in December


Brisbane is a wonderful holiday destination and it sees plenty of tourists throughout the year. However, December is one month when Brisbane experiences more tourists than other months.

There are plenty of reasons why tourists choose to holiday in Brisbane in December. As a local accommodation provider, I am well aware of these reasons.

Continue reading this article to discover the top 4 reasons why you should visit Brisbane this December. You can thank me by choosing to stay at Bridgewater Terraces. We offer apartment accommodation close to Southbank, Brisbane that is perfect for your holiday!

1. Its summer so expect hot sunny weather

Many of our guests here at Bridgewater Terraces travel to Brisbane for a holiday in December because of the perfect weather. December marks the beginning of summer in Brisbane and the weather is absolutely gorgeous! The weather is hot, humid and sunny making December the perfect time to take a Brisbane holiday.

The average temperatures in December range from 20°C to 29°C. This weather is ideal for taking part in outdoor activities or exploring the natural beauty of Brisbane and Southbank. Brisbane is full of parks and outdoor attractions and there is simply no better time to explore Brisbane than in the month of December.

2. Take advantage of public and school holidays

Another reason why we see a lot of guests visiting Brisbane in December of course is because of the holiday season. There are plenty of public and school holidays in December all over the world. As such, many national visitors as well as overseas visitors head to Brisbane and Southbank to enjoy their Christmas and New Year holidays.

This year’s school holidays in Brisbane are from December 10, 2016 to January 29, 2017. Public holidays are on Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Many locals as also tourists will be hitting Brisbane to enjoy a summer holiday. School and public holidays are more or less the same around the world, so you can take advantage of them and head over to Brisbane for your holiday.

3. There’s heaps of activities on in December

With the holiday season in full swing, Brisbane offers heaps of activities for tourists in December. Some popular activities include Christmas celebrations and carols, New Year’s Eve celebrations and school holiday activities.

Our guests partake in many outdoor activities during their summer holidays. Some popular activities include sand tobogganing and snorkelling at Moreton Island, wild dolphin feeding, kayaking on Brisbane River and exploring the beaches along North Stradbroke Island. On your Brisbane holiday this December, you should definitely try out one or all of these activities.

By booking your holiday accommodation in Southbank Brisbane or surrounding areas, these activities will all be in close proximity. So, by staying at Bridgewater Terraces, you’ll be in the centre of all the action.

4. Accommodation is plentiful

While you can certainly book accommodation in the CBD, a better option is to look for accommodation in Southbank Brisbane or surrounding areas like Kangaroo Point. The biggest reason for this is that accommodation in the CBD is far more expensive than accommodation elsewhere in the city.

At Bridgewater Terraces, we offer yet spacious 1, 2 and 3-bedroom holiday apartments. We are located in Kangaroo Point, so you’ll be very close to Southbank and the CBD, yet you will be able to take avail of incredibly affordable rates. You can book with us for as low as $150 per night on a 7 night stay! You cannot expect to find cheaper accommodation elsewhere in Brisbane in December.


If you’re planning a Brisbane holiday, I suggest that you travel to Brisbane now! December marks the beginning of summer and the weather at the moment is gorgeous. Moreover, there are plenty of school and public holidays that you can take advantage of.  There are also heaps of activities on in Brisbane in December and accommodation is plentiful. You can truly experience the best of Brisbane in the month of December.

For a truly enjoyable holiday, book your accommodation in Southbank, Brisbane or surrounding areas. Make a booking with us at Bridgewater Terraces by giving us a call at 07 3435 5216. Call us today!

About Denis Goodman

Denis is the manager of Bridgewater Terraces and has a long history with accommodation and property management rights. He brings his knowledge and experiences into his writer to help holiday makers have a wonderful holiday.

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